Dr. Christine Brähler

Education & Qualifications

1997

Abitur, Goethe Gymnasium
Gaggenau, Germany

1998-2002

MA (Hons) Psychology
University of Edinburgh, UK

2004-2007

Doctor of Clinical Psychology
University of Edinburgh, UK

2015

Doctor of Philosophy by Research
University of Edinburgh, UK

Employment History

2001-2002

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant
NHS Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Edinburgh, UK

2002-2004

Research Coordinator
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University
Montréal, Canada

2003-2004

Research Assistant
Prevention & Early Intervention Program for Psychoses
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Montréal, Canada

2003-2004

Psychotherapy Intern
Eating Disorders Clinic
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Montréal, Canada

2004-2007

Trainee Clinical Psychologist
NHS Lothian & University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, UK

2008-2010

Specialist Clinical Psychologist in CMHT
NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Irvine, UK

2011-2012

Clinical Psychologist
Psychosomatic Hospital Heiligenfeld
Bad Kissingen, Germany

2012 – 2018

Clinical Psychologist
Private Practice
Munich, Germany

2016-2018

Board Secretary
Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, US

Professional accreditation and membership

2007-2018

Chartered Clinical Psychologist
British Psychological Society, UK

2009

Registered Practitioner Psychologist
Health Professions Council, UK

2010

Accredited Clinical Supervisor
University of Glasgow, UK

2010

Approbation als Psychologischer Psychotherapeut (license)
Germany

2012

Facharztregistereintragung (Registered as Specialist)
Germany

2013

Accredited Clinical Supervisor
Psychotherapeutenkammer, Germany

Teaching

Since 2008

Honorary Lecturer
Institute of Health & Wellbeing
University of Glasgow, UK

2010 – 2011

Honorary Teaching Fellow
MSc Mindfulness Studies
University of Aberdeen, UK

Since 2014

Faculty Member
Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute
University of California at San Diego, US

Since 2010

Lecturing on mindfulness-and compassion-based approaches at university-based postgraduate psychotherapy training programmes, university hospital teams, at mindfulness training programmes and open workshops in UK, Europe and overseas. See www.christinebraehler.com/clients/.

Post-qualification trainings and accreditations

2008

Accreditation in Behavioural Family Therapy
Janice Harper, UK

2008-2010

Mindfulness & Compassion Trainer
Rob Nairn & Mindfulness Association,UK

Since 2010

Trainer and Supervisor in Compassion Focused Therapy
Paul Gilbert, UK

Since 2012

Certified Teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion
Center for MSC, US

Since 2014

Certified Teacher Trainer of Mindful Self-Compassion
Center for MSC, US

Since 2015

Training in Psychodynamische Imaginative Trauma Therapie (PITT)

Since 2019

Internal Family Systems Therapy (Level 1)